How to Port Forward iTunes in Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for iTunes:

iTunes - PC

  • TCP: 3689
  • UDP:

Forward Ports for iTunes

When you use iTunes you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to iTunes.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for iTunes

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for iTunes:

List of Routers - Customized for iTunes

That's all it takes to forward your ports for iTunes.

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